Medicaid

Most Missourians favor health insurance exchange, expanding Medicaid, poll says

02 January 2013


By Robert Joiner, St. Louis Beacon

More than half of Missourians favor Medicaid expansion and embrace the principles behind health insurance exchanges, according to a new poll, financed by the Missouri Foundation for Health and completed in October. It surveyed more than 1,400 Missourians and had a margin of error of plus or minus 2.6 percent.

“Missouri voters want action to ensure access to affordable health care and believe state government should take a leading role in this endeavor — even if this requires a tax increase,” according to the introduction to the poll.

Read the full article at the St. Louis Beacon

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